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5 U.S. Code § 8471 - Definitions

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For the purposes of this subchapter—
the term “beneficiary” means an individual (other than a participant) entitled to payment from the Thrift Savings Fund under subchapter III of this chapter;
the term “Council” means the Employee Thrift Advisory Council established under section 8473 of this title;
the term “participant” means an individual for whom an account has been established under section 8439 of this title;
the term “person” means an individual, partnership, joint venture, corporation, mutual company, joint-stock company, trust, estate, unincorporated organization, association, or labor organization; and
the term “Thrift Savings Fund” means the Thrift Savings Fund established under section 8437 of this title.
Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date

Subchapter VII effective June 6, 1986, see section 702(b)(1) of Pub. L. 99–335, set out as a note under section 8401 of this title.